At the Visual Studio 2012 and .NET launch event in September S. Somasegar (Soma), Corporate Vice President of the Developer Division at Microsoft, talked about Microsoft’s strong commitment to delivering continuous value through their new approach for providing updates to Visual Studio on a regular cadence of shorter intervals. On November 26th Soma announced the first of these updates to the already powerful Visual Studio 2012.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 provides a powerful new developer experience that enables developers to be more productive than ever before. It offers a comprehensive, highly flexible set of application lifecycle management (ALM) tools. With the introduction of Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft made significant changes to simplify the product line.
Find out what’s new in Visual Studio 2010 with Useful Screen Shots and Commentary.
Visual Studio (VS) is the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is the main IDE for all sorts of platforms from Microsoft including Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, Windows CE, .NET Framework, .NET Compact Framework and Microsoft Silverlight, Microsoft Office Add-on developing and SharePoint. With it you can develop console and graphical user interface applications along with Windows Forms applications, web sites, web applications, and web services in both native code together with managed code (code that runs with garbage collector which provides immunity from memory leak).
Multiple-Edition Distinction for User to Specificate Affliction, or MEDUSA as it’s often referred (at least, at my desk anyway), is a serious affliction affecting many software users across the globe. With software companies throwing ambiguous words like Premium, Ultimate, Master, Basic, Starter, and Professional into their titles, we consumers have absolutely no idea what the difference between these versions actually is, other than syllable count.